Get Your Fill of Mini-Donuts this Weekend at the PNE

Considering the new COVID-19 restrictions, going to the PNE the traditional way won’t be possible this year – yet the team behind the Pacific National Exhibition is working hard to still be able to support its vendors and bring some of the joy back. A Taste of the PNE is one of the first events…

Holiday Must: The Nutcracker Featuring the Surrey City Orchestra

I remember the first time I saw The Nutcracker when I was a little kid: everything was so magical, the music, the story, the dancing. And of course, who wouldn’t want their nutcracker turning into a handsome prince after slaying an evil king? I’m very keen on sharing the magic of The Nutcracker with my…

2019 Holiday Events Listing

Without a doubt, the holiday season is my favourite time of the year! I don’t know if it’s the lights, the food, the excitement in the air, but there’s something about Christmas that lifts my spirits and delights me in a way that no other time of the year compares. Now that I’m a mom,…

Still Time to Get Spooked at Potter’s House of Horrors

I stand by my opinion that the best haunted house attraction in BC is right here in Surrey. Potter’s has been scaring and delighting visitors since 2003. Myself, a Surrey resident, have been enjoying coming here for several years. As a matter of fact, one of my very first posts on this blog was about…

Catch the Vancouver Aquarium Butterflies Before They Fly Away

It’s all butterflies at the Vancouver Aquarium right now until the end of September. The beautiful Costa Rican visitors can be found at their Amazon Gallery. Several exotic species can be found, such as the Cream-Spotted Tiger Wing Butterfly, or the Postman Butterfly. If you’re lucky (or if you’re wearing a bright shirt), They may…

Sunrise Ridge Resort in Parksville BC

We had such a fun time in Vancouver Island – first Sooke and now Parksville! We stayed at the beautiful Sunrise Ridge Resort – this is another True Key Resorts property – they have 4 signature properties on Vancouver Island. Sunrise Ridge Resort its only 30 minutes away from Nanaimo. The resort has a modern…

Celebrate Canada Day in Surrey

I’ve lived in Surrey for almost 15 years now. In my time here, I’ve seen Surrey grow into a great city, a place where I’m raising my family. Why I think Surrey is so great? Many reasons. Affordability being one, diversity is another. Everything from the vast green spaces, to the culture (hey, did you…

A Weekend of Family Fun at River Rock Casino and Resort

Nestled along the banks of the Fraser River overlooking the gorgeous boardwalk lies the River Rock Casino and Resort. Conveniently located roughly 5km from Vancouver International Airport, it offers upscale dining, indoor salt-water pool and water slide, spa, gym along with a 24-hour casino and live entertainment. Before we had children, The River Rock was…